Uncle Bräsig

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Uncle Bräsig
Directed byErich Waschneck
Produced byErich Waschneck
Written byFritz Reuter (novel Ut mine Stromtid)
Rolf Meyer
StarringOtto Wernicke
Heinrich Schroth
Harry Hardt
Suse Graf
Music byKurt Schröder
CinematographyGeorg Bruckbauer
Distributed byUFA
Release date
25 December 1936

Uncle Bräsig (German: Onkel Bräsig) is a 1936 German comedy film directed by Erich Waschneck and starring Otto Wernicke, Heinrich Schroth and Harry Hardt. It marked the film debut of the Swedish actress Kristina Söderbaum who went on to be a major star of Nazi cinema. Söderbaum won her part in a contest organised by UFA.[1] It was based on the novel Ut mine Stromtid by Fritz Reuter.


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  1. ^ Kreimeier p.297


  • Kreimeier, Klaus. The UFA Story: A Story of Germany's Greatest Film Company 1918-1945. University of California Press, 1999.
  • Ascheid, Antje. Hitler's Heroines: Stardom and Womanhood in Nazi Germany. Temple University Press, 2003.

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